Definitions for "Callus"
Same as Callosity
The material of repair in fractures of bone; a substance exuded at the site of fracture, which is at first soft or cartilaginous in consistence, but is ultimately converted into true bone and unites the fragments into a single piece.
Patch dry, dead, hard skin. Particularly found on feet, which endure lots of friction.
An extension of the inner scale of a grass spikelet; a protuberance.
The indurate downward extension of the mature lemma in Stipa, Aristida, and some other genera.
A hard projection at the base of the floret or spikelet that appears to be an extension of the lemma.
The area of the propodeum lateral to each spiracle or postspiracular sulcus, which is often convex and at least partly setose. [drawing][photo
a smooth, shelly deposit, usually within the aperture; especially that on the parietal area
Keywords:  isozymes, specialist
Isozymes Specialist
Keywords:  woundwood, see
see woundwood.
a sheath of osteoid material that is laid down by osteoblasts covering the entire break point, which is observable on X-Rays
A layer covering the umbilicus in gastropods.
Keywords:  rougher, blister, foot, corn, heel
form a callus or calluses; "His foot callused"
Similar to a corn but larger rougher and have no central core; usually form on the heel or sole of the foot and may start out as a blister.
Keywords:  rootlets, puts, cutting, formation, end
The new formation over the end of a cutting, before it puts out rootlets.
Keywords:  capillary, action
Capillary Action
Keywords:  march, feet, long, his, cause
cause a callus to form on; "The long march had callused his feet"
Keywords:  aggregate, cells
an aggregate of cells